LLA 526 Practicum for Reading Specialist/Literacy Coach II

A multifaceted and comprehensive project that is completed in one semester and demonstrates candidates’ ability to meet ILA Standards 4, 5 and 6 particularly at the coaching and leadership levels. Candidates collaborate in planning, leading, and evaluating professional development activities with individuals or groups of administrators, teachers, other education professionals, and parents; model and coach teachers and other education professionals in school and classroom on best literacy practices; communicate information about theories, historically shared knowledge, and empirical research on areas of curriculum and instruction, assessment and evaluation, diversity, and literate environment to various audiences; actively engage in professional literacy organizations, conferences and/or workshops; and advocate with various groups for instructional changes to promote effective literacy instruction. As coach and leader candidates are expected to demonstrate strong background knowledge and understanding of ILA Standards 4, 5 and 6.  Cross-listed with RDG 697.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

LLA 524

General Education

Offered

  • Fall and Spring